Scope Of The European Charter Of Local Self-Government

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich der Europäischen Charta der lokalen Selbstverwaltung

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5. Representing the Federal Chancellor with regard to the scope of the European Charter of Local Self-Government

According to the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, Andorra, on 23 March 2011, received his instrument of ratification of the European Charter of Local Self-Government (BGBl. No 357/1988, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III, No 153/2008), on the occasion of the following statement:

The Principality of Andorra declares, in accordance with Article 12 (2), that it considers the following provisions of the Charter to be binding:

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Art. 2;

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Art. 3 (1) and;

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Article 4 (1), (2), (3), (4) and (6);

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Art. 5;

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Art. 6 (1) and (2);

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Art. 7 (1), (2) and (3);

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Art. 8 (1), (2) and (3);

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Article 9 (1), (3), (4), (6) and (7)

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Art. 10 (1), (2) and (3);

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Art. 11.

According to a further communication from the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, Malta 1 On 6 August 2010 the following statement was made:

In accordance with Article 12 (3) of the Charter, Malta declares that it has decided to accept Article 7 (2) and Article 9 (4), (5) and (6) of the Charter.

Malta has been one of the signatories of the Charter since the introduction of local self-government in the country in 1993, signed it on 13 July 1993 and ratified it on 6 September 1993.

Following the recent reform of local legislation, and taking into account the fact that Malta is already in line with the four paragraphs mentioned above, Malta is bound by it.

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